TOP STIRLING ATTRACTIONS
The city is not short of plenty of historical attractions to be discovered. There are all sorts of reasons to visit Stirling from family days out, sporting events at Stirling University, shopping sprees - all made more convenient by staying at our Holiday Inn Express hotel in Stirling.
Right from when you arrive, there will be plenty for you to do.
One of Scotland’s most historically important sites - cross into the Castle’s Royal Palace and experiences the exciting world of plots, passion and intrigue. The castle is great for adults and children, with exhibits on the fascinating archaeology as well as tours and games for the younger visitors. Visit here: https://www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk/
THE NATIONAL WALLACE MONUMENT
A national landmark - a national hero! Discover the life and legacy of the patriot Sir William Wallace. See the legendary battle-sword of Wallace’s- the centrepiece of the striking Hall of Heroes. Enjoy stunning panoramic views from the top of the Monument. Visit here: https://www.nationalwallacemonument.com/
THE BATTLE OF BANNOCKBURN EXPERIENCE
The brand new Bannockburn Experience puts you in the heart of the action. With cutting edge 3D technology, take your place on the battlefield and stand face-to-face with fearless medieval warriors. Outdoors, visitors can appreciate the actual battleground and restored monuments. It’s a great educational day out to learn about this crucial event in Scottish history. Visit here: http://battleofbannockburn.com/ .
Deanston is an artisan whisky, crafted in a traditional way. Previously a cotton mill for 180 years the Deanston transformed into a distillery in the 1960’s. Visit and experience the wonderful sights, smells and sounds of a true working distillery. Afterwards, enjoy a light lunch with wholesome foods in the cosy Coffee Bothy café. Visit here: http://deanstonmalt.com/
BLAIR DRUMMOND SAFARI AND ADVENTURE PARK
Situated only 4 miles from Stirling, Blair Drummond is set in 120 acres of gorgeous woodland. Experience the drive through reserves where you can get up close with camels, zebras, rhinos and even LIONS! Afterwards, you can take a boat ride down the river to visit Chimp Island before gazing at the incredible elephants and giraffes. This is the only place in Scotland where you can find these massive beautiful animals so be sure not to miss it. Visit here: https://www.blairdrummond.com/